History of Friedrich II of Prussia — Volume 17
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History of Friedrich II of Prussia — Volume 17

By Thomas Carlyle
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  • HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II OF PRUSSIA, Volume 17
  • FREDERICK THE GREAT
  • Contents
  • Book XVII—THE SEVEN-YEARS WAR: FIRST CAMPAIGN.—1756-1757.
  • Chapter I.—WHAT FRIEDRICH HAD READ IN THE MENZEL DOCUMENTS.
  • HOW FRIEDRICH DISCOVERED THE MYSTERY. CONCERNING MENZEL AND WEINGARTEN.
  • Chapter II.—ENGLISH DIPLOMACIES ABROAD, IN PROSPECT OF A FRENCH WAR.
  • THE TRIUMPHANT HANBURY TREATY BECOMES, ITSELF, NOTHING OR LESS;—BUT PRODUCES A FRIEDRICH TREATY, FOLLOWED BY RESULTS WHICH SURPRISE EVERYBODY.
  • THERE HAS BEEN A COUNTER-TREATY GOING ON AT VERSAILLES IN THE INTERIM; WHICH HEREUPON STARTS OUT, AND TUMBLES THE WHOLLY ASTONISHED EUROPEAN DIPLOMACIES HEELS-OVER-HEAD.
  • Chapter III.—FRENCH-ENGLISH WAR BREAKS OUT.
  • KING FRIEDRICH'S ENIGMA GETS MORE AND MORE STRINGENT.
  • Chapter IV.—FRIEDRICH PUTS A QUESTION AT VIENNA, TWICE OVER.
  • Chapter V.—FRIEDRICH BLOCKADES THE SAXONS IN PIRNA COUNTRY.
  • Chapter VI.—BATTLE OF LOBOSITZ.
  • Chapter VII.—THE SAXONS GET OUT OF PIRNA ON DISMAL TERMS.
  • Chapter VIII.—WINTER IN DRESDEN.
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